Medical electrical equipment — Part 1-8: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance — Collateral standard: General requirements, tests and guidance for alarm systems in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems
Nov 13, 2006
90.93Standard confirmedDec 3, 2020
ISO/TC 121/SC 3
Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care
Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment
Specifies basic safety and essential performance requirements and tests for alarm systems in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems and to provide guidance for their application. This is accomplished by defining alarm categories (priorities) by degree of urgency, consistent alarm signals and consistent control states and their marking for all alarm systems.